Grand Forks, ND – Bob Rost, a crossing guard known for his dedication to safety, was named America’s Favorite Crossing Guard today by Safe Kids Worldwide and FedEx in a morning assembly in front of students, parents, faculty and elected officials at J Nelson Kelly Elementary School in Grand Forks, ND. Rost, when not volunteering as a crossing guard, is the sheriff of Grand Forks. Rost was selected from an impressive group of 55 outstanding crossing guards nominated from communities across the country for going above and beyond in his contributions to keeping kids safe on their way to and from school.
Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2018) – Do you have a home fire escape plan that you’ve practiced with your kids? When was the last time you checked the label on your car seat to make sure your child hasn’t outgrown it? Many parents have these kinds of tasks on their To-Do list but just can’t find the time to make them a priority. Safe Kids Day offers a perfect opportunity to turn those to-do tasks into actions—and to help keep kids safe.
Washington, D.C. – Ask parents if they know it is important to store medicine out of children’s reach and sight after every use and 9 out of 10 will agree. But accidental medicine poisoning sends a child under 6 to the emergency room every nine minutes, and every 12 days, a child dies.